Clinical Service Lead

South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
£54,223 to £60,316 a year per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Eating Disorders
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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South West London and St Georges / South London and Maudsley' Adult Eating Disorders Community service, is one of two specialist eating disorders community services within the South London Partnerships' (SLP) Adult Eating Disorder Provider Collaborative , providing specialist eating disorders care. The SLP is a collaboration between South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.The Partnership brings together clinical and service user expertise, working to improve quality, use resources most effectively, and deliver best practice consistently to the service users and families across South London.

Both community services within the SLP are recruiting a number of multidisciplinary roles for an innovative new Enhanced Treatment Team for south London . This Enhanced Treatment Team will work closely with the SLP Single Point of Referral to provide an alternative to inpatient care and will provide support to service users and their families in their own home. The teams will be working across the whole of south London to deliver this innovative approach which enables people to access serives swiftly , potentially avoid admission and to receive care near to home for time limited periods where required.

Career progression pathways and development opportunities:

We also welcome international candidates.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the role:
  • Providing coordination and support to outpatient team managers across SLAM and SWLSTG.
  • Lead on ongoing communication and engagement relating to ETT across the Trusts
  • To be accessible, present, and available to both SWLSTG and SLAM Eating Disorder team as well as ability to work remotely.
  • Support the induction of new starters to the services working closely with team managers.
  • Facilitating liaison meetings with colleagues across Trusts to ensure robust implementation, consistency and identify any lessons learnt/changes required
  • Lead on data collection and analysis and create a sustainable process to ensure regular reporting and useful dashboards for clinical teams are embedded.

About us

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave,we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance,we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development,There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking- You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts,with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Monitor clinical effectiveness, contribute to the evaluation from a clinical perspective.
  • Ability to escalate clinical and operational concerns
  • Ensure standardisation across trusts ETT and outpatient services.
  • To deliver the ETT services within the allocated budget and ensure that monthly financial reviews are undertaken.
  • To work closely with the services allocated Financial Business Partner to ensure the services financial position remains within budget.
  • Have operational oversight of the ETT key performance indicators, objectives and aims.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to spread awareness of ETT
  • To promote and develop positive and integrated working relationships with the services third sector partners.
  • Support team managers with recruitment and retention of ETT posts.
  • To communicate effectively with staff through regular briefings and provide opportunities for staff involvement in service development.
  • Monitor caseloads under ETT and provide direct clinical support (LOS, inclusion/exclusion criteria).
  • Work alongside team managers to ensure incidents are recorded, shared and lessons are learnt
  • Support team managers in providing clinical supervision for ETT where required (group supervision across SLAM & SWLSTG).

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Experience of working at a senior clinical or management level
  • Experience of managing a clinical team
  • Experience of managing and supervising other staff
  • Experience of successfully planning, implementing and evaluating services
  • Experience of service development / review and leading on change
  • Experience of policy development and implementation within a team
  • Experience of managing finances and budgeting
  • Experience of working in mental health
  • Experience of managing services that have integrated partnerships
Training & Qualifications Essential
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Professional qualification
  • Evidence of post registration CPD to include specific training/education relevant to the post
  • Professional management qualification at diploma level or above
  • Project management qualification e.g. PRINCE2 foundation level
  • Post-graduate qualification in service improvement or healthcare leadership
Knowledge & Skills Essential
  • Understanding of best management practice within health settings
  • Knowledge of effective models of service provision
  • Ability to manage and deliver effective service redesign and change
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues and how these apply to the service
  • Ability to build relationships across organisational and professional boundaries at senior manager and commissioner level

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